Kaduna Crisis: Buhari Meets Traditional, Religious Leaders
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday visited Kaduna State for a meeting with religious and traditional rulers over the recent crisis that left over 50 people dead.
The President arrived the Nigerian Airforce Base (NAF), Kaduna around 10.10am in a presidential aircraft.
He was received by the state governor, Nasie El-rufai and other key members of the cabinet.
On board the president's craft the Inspector General of the Nigeria Police Force, Ibrahim Idris.
The President was later driven to the Murtala Square, venue of the meeting.
The Emir of Zazzau, Shehu Idris, Archbishop of Kaduna Catholic Archdiocese, Most Reverend, Mathew Man-oso Ndagoso and the Secretary General of the Jama’atul Nasril Islam (JNI), Khalid Abubakar Aliyu attended.
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Other clerics that attended were Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Bishop George Jonathan Dodo, founder of the Peace Revival and Reconciliation Foundation of Nigeria, Pastor Yohanna Y.D. Buru
It would be recalled that while the dust raised by the crisis that erupted in Kasuwan Maganin in the Southern part was settling down, the killing of the Agom Adara, Maiwada Galadima at the weekend ignited another round of violence.
The traditional ruler was killed by kidnappers last weekend.
The 24 hours curfew imposed on the state following the crisis was only reviewed on Sunday - 6.am to 5.pm.
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